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    At 9:00 PM ET on Wednesday, the New Mexico State Aggies (2-3) are at home against the Florida International Panthers (3-2).

    The Panthers are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+5), against the Aggies (with an over/under of 51 points).

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    Game Info for New Mexico State vs. Florida International

    • Game Day: Wednesday, October 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
    • Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico
    • Stadium: Aggie Memorial Stadium
    New Mexico State vs Florida International Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    New Mexico State -5 -110 -110 51 -110 -110 -209 +173

    New Mexico State Pick Insights

    • New Mexico State is 1-2-1 against the spread this season.
    • New Mexico State has not yet covered the spread as favorites of 5 points or more this season (0-1).
    • One of New Mexico State’s four games with a set total has hit the over (25%).

    New Mexico State Stats & Insights

    • New Mexico State is totaling 436.2 yards per game offensively this year (38th in the FBS), and are surrendering 382 yards per game (79th) on the other side of the ball.
    • New Mexico State is putting up 29.8 points per game on offense (65th in the FBS), and ranks 78th on defense with 26.4 points allowed per game.
    • New Mexico State is putting up 234.4 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 66th in the FBS. The defense ranks 80th, giving up 235 passing yards per contest.
    • New Mexico State ranks 82nd in run defense this year (147 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 21st-best in the FBS with 201.8 rushing yards per game.
    • New Mexico State has struggled defensively in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS (47.1% third-down percentage) this season. With the ball, however, the Aggies ranks 23rd-best, averaging a 47.8% third-down percentage.
    • With three forced turnovers (117th in the FBS) against seven turnovers committed (66th in the FBS), New Mexico State’s -4 turnover margin is the 21st-worst in college football.

    New Mexico State’s Best Players

    • Diego Pavia has thrown for 1,073 yards, completing 63.9% of his passes and collecting 10 touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also run for 279 yards (55.8 ypg) on 50 carries.
    • Star Thomas has carried the ball 43 times for 233 yards (46.6 per game) and three touchdowns while also racking up 113 yards through the air, scoring one time.
    • Jonathan Brady’s leads his squad with 252 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 10 catches (out of 16 targets) and scored three touchdowns.
    • Jordin Parker has put up a 145-yard season so far with two touchdowns, hauling in three passes on four targets.
    • Trent Hudson has been the target of 17 passes and compiled eight grabs for 143 yards, an average of 28.6 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone three times through the air this season.
    • Nikhil Webb Walker paces the team with 1.5 sacks, and also has one TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Keyshaun Elliott, New Mexico State’s tackle leader, has 32 tackles and four TFL this year.

    Florida International Betting Insights

    • Florida International’s ATS record is 3-2-0 this year.
    • Florida International is 3-1 against the spread when an underdog by 5 points or more this season.
    • Florida International has hit the over in one of five games with a set total (20%).

    Florida International Pick Insights

    • Florida International has been unproductive on both sides of the ball this season, ranking 14th-worst in total offense (315.2 total yards per game) and ninth-worst in total defense (447.2 total yards allowed per game).
    • With 21.4 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, Florida International ranks 106th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 72nd, giving up 25.6 points per game.
    • Florida International is putting up 203.6 passing yards per contest on offense this season (97th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 233.8 passing yards per game (76th-ranked) on defense.
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been rough for Florida International on both sides of the ball, as it is compiling just 111.6 rushing yards per game (22nd-worst) and ceding 213.4 rushing yards per game (10th-worst).
    • Florida International ranks fourth-worst in third-down conversion rate (24.6%), but it has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 92nd in the FBS with a 42.5% third-down rate allowed.
    • Florida International has a 0 turnover margin this season, which ranks 66th in the FBS.

    Florida International’s Best Players

    • Keyone Jenkins has thrown for 1,000 yards on 53.6% passing while tossing five touchdown passes with four interceptions this season. He’s also run for 53 yards with two scores.
    • The team’s top rusher, Shomari Lawrence, has carried the ball 53 times for 312 yards (62.4 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Kejon Owens has racked up 164 yards (on 29 attempts) with three touchdowns.
    • Kris Mitchell has collected 23 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 459 (91.8 yards per game). He’s been targeted 39 times and has four touchdowns.
    • Dean Patterson has caught nine passes and compiled 167 receiving yards (33.4 per game).
    • Jalen Bracey’s 11 catches (on 22 targets) have netted him 154 yards (30.8 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • Reggie Peterson has 1.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has two TFL and 29 tackles.
    • Donovan Manuel is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 37 tackles, one TFL, and 0.5 sacks.
    • CJ Christian leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording 16 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.
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